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Job Opportunity: Marketing Apprentice

We're looking for a marketing apprentice with the right energy, enthusiasm and interest to join our busy team in Carlisle!

This is a great opportunity for someone with the right energy, enthusiasm and interest to develop a rewarding career in marketing and communications in a varied role with real scope to learn and develop. You don’t need experience to apply, but applications from people with some experience are equally welcome. 

The Apprenticeship is just one step on a development path, and we’re keen to invest in you during and beyond your Apprenticeship to help you develop your skills and in doing so your contribution to the great work we do here at the Chamber. And you’d be working with experienced, CIM qualified marketers.

You can read more about the job role and requirements here.

Given we’re in exam season we appreciate you may not have your results yet – so do get your application in and tell us what your doing and what your predicted grades are.

Where Business Belongs, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce sits at the heart of the Cumbrian business community with influence on a national stage. We’re committed to serving the interests of businesses of all sizes, throughout the county, through a range of services, networks and events:

Through the Chamber we work with both members and non-members, with a great choice of events & networking, member services and more, plus work to represent the interests of the business community.

  • Cumbria Business Growth Hub is our business support brand, with an offer including mentoring, start-up support, growth programmes, 1-2-1 advice, access to finance, grant schemes, tours & events and more. 
  • Our Made in Cumbria brand promotes Cumbrian products, especially artisan crafts, food & drink to consumers.
  • We are lead partner for Cumbria’s Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP), working with partners to ensure Cumbrian businesses can access the skills needed now and in the future, support people to access training opportunities and highlight career pathways.
  • As accountable body for the new Land & Nature Skills Service for Cumbria we are supporting access to skills development and career opportunities across the sector.

So there are lots of great things going on you’d be getting involved in! 

This is a full-time role, based in Carlisle, with the opportunity for hybrid and flexible working. You’d be working as part of a vibrant team, committed to making a difference to Cumbria, it’s businesses and its people. On top of salary, we offer a pension, Westfield Health Benefits and Westfield Rewards, and 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays.

The closing date for this role is Monday 1st July at 12 noon.

If you have any questions or you’d like to chat about the opportunity and find out more before applying please contact Joe Sanders, Marketing Manager, joes@cumbriachamber.co.uk.

To apply please complete this application form and email to Suzanne Caldwell, suzanne@cumbriachamber.co.uk.

Please note:

  • As a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to actively supporting people with disabilities and long-term health conditions
  • As an Armed Forces Covenant supporter we offer a range of support to service leavers, veterans, reservists, forces families and people working with the armed forces cadets (including additional leave for reservists and cadet volunteers) 
  • As a signatory to the Homelessness Covenant we are committed to supporting homeless people and those at risk of homelessness

This includes the offer of a guaranteed interview to anyone in these groups who meets at least the minimum criteria for the job.


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